remorsefulnero:

Napoleon Bonaparte’s flintlock pistol  

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kidkudzu:

zedasaysdudealot:

malformalady:

A rapier, manufactured in the mid-19th century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled in a circle to show its flexible properties.

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sarahvonkrolock:

  1. sword and dagger, maybe Germany before 1562; 120cm & 2,65 lb (a present of Emperor Maximilian II. to Elector August in 1562)
  2. sword, maybe Spain before 1575; 100cm & 2,31 lb (a present of Emperor Maximilian II. to the Elector Prince Christian in 1575)
  3. rapier, Munich;Germany before 1610; 118cm & 2,65 lb
  4. riding sword (front and back), Dresden;Germany 1560; 119cm & 2,76 lb
  5. rapier (left), Germany 1610; 119cm & 3,15 lb; rapier (right), Germany 1600; 115,5cm & 2,87 lb
  6. sword (left), Germany 1680; 129cm & 0,93 lb (hilt made out of mountain crystal); sword (right), Germany before 1641; 113cm & 1,76 lb (hilt also made out of mountain crystal; a present of Archduke Leopold to the Elector Johann Georg I. in 1641)
  7. sword, Italia second hald of the 16th century; 117cm & 2,56 lb
  8. dagger (selft), maybe Germany 18th century; 27,5cm & 0,53 lb; dagger (right), Germany 1560; 33,5cm & 0,6 lb
  9. rapier, Dresden;Germany early 17th century; 117cm & 2,89 lb
  10. sword, Germany early 18th century; 93,5cm & 1,85 lb (with this sword August II. the strong should have knighten is son in 1722 to a knight of the Golden Fleece)

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Sword, James Morisset, English (1781).

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aleyma:

Ring with hidden love messages, made in France 1830-60 (source).

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